As you may or may not know, John Green is not only a bestselling author, but one part of the two-part YouTube channel Vlogbrothers (the other being his brother, Hank). John has been using his YouTube space to share news about his book bit by bit. We’ve rounded these up and created a timeline of videos from the news of Turtles All the Way Down being announced until now!
In which John announces he has a new book!
“It’s a story about a young woman who’s trying to solve a mystery while also trying to live with mental illness…I think that’s all the relevant information for right now. Title, publication date, available for pre-order, one sentence of extremely vague introduction.”
In which John answers “are you signing all pre-orders of Turtles All the Way Down?”
“Will all the pre-orders be signed? No. I want to be clear about that. In fact there is a website www.willallpreordersofturtlesallthewaydownbesigned.com …No.”
In which John keeps…signing…tip-in sheets.
“I’m on vacation but don’t worry I’ve brought 35,000 sheets of paper with me.”
In which John discusses what OCD is like for him.
“There is hope, even when your brain tells you there isn’t.”
In which John shows off the Turtles All the Way Down cover and talks about reading it over for the last time!
“I know some people are disappointed about the lack of actual turtles. But they’ll also be disappointed by the lack of actual turtles in the book.”
In which John reads the first chapter of Turtles All the Way Down!
“I mean anybody can look at you. It’s quite rare to find someone who sees the same world you see.”
In which John answers a bunch of questions, including questions about the tour!
“Is it rude if I come to your book tour mostly to say Hank?”
“No, why do you think I’m going?”
Pre-order your copy of Turtles All the Way Down!